Video Shows Drug Users Overtaking San Francisco BART Station

CBS Bay Area– Shocking video is calling attention to what’s going on in one of the busiest BART stations in the Bay Area: drug users blatantly shooting up out in the open as commuters walk by, others slumped along filthy corridors. It’s a gauntlet commuters walk through every morning at the Civic Center BART and Muni station. Regular commuter Shannon Gafford knows people have to … Continue reading Video Shows Drug Users Overtaking San Francisco BART Station

Border Patrol Says It Has Arrested Migrants Connected With Caravan For Crossing Border Illegally

Breitbart– U.S. Border Patrol reported Saturday that it had apprehended several individuals “associated with the Central American Caravan” who were trying to cross illegally into the country. While many members of the group reportedly planned to apply for asylum at the San Ysidro point of entry on Sunday, others had tried to enter the U.S. “by climbing over the dilapidated scrap metal border fence” on Friday and … Continue reading Border Patrol Says It Has Arrested Migrants Connected With Caravan For Crossing Border Illegally

Homeless Man Arrested For Trespassing On Jerry Brown’s Property

Sacramento Bee– A 51-year-old homeless man stands accused of trespassing after an incident last week in which he entered Gov. Jerry Brown’s residence, the historic governor’s mansion on H Street. The California Highway Patrol confirmed that Steven Seeley was arrested for trespassing “on the executive residence property, breaking a side window on the first floor of the residence.” Brown’s protective detail was “on site throughout … Continue reading Homeless Man Arrested For Trespassing On Jerry Brown’s Property

Judge Pulls San Diego City Attorney’s Office Due To Invasion Of Attorney-Client Privilege

San Diego Tribune– San Diego Superior Court judge ruled Friday that the San Diego City Attorney’s Office cannot go on defending the city in a lawsuit by a San Diego police detective because the office violated the detective’s right to confidential communications with her lawyer. The ruling came Friday in the 2014 lawsuit by Detective Dana Hoover on allegations that she was retaliated against after … Continue reading Judge Pulls San Diego City Attorney’s Office Due To Invasion Of Attorney-Client Privilege

Santa Ana Is Going To Expand Homeless Lawsuit

Orange County Register– About a week after announcing the city would sue Orange County and three cities over the impacts of homelessness, Santa Ana officials have decided to expand their proposed suit to include every other city in the county. The goal of the suit, which officials expect to file by the end of the week, is to get every city to participate in solving an issue … Continue reading Santa Ana Is Going To Expand Homeless Lawsuit

LAPD Officer Charged With Attempting To Transport Illegal Aliens Into The United States

CBS Bay Area– A Los Angeles Police Department officer has been charged with attempting to transport two people in the country illegally through an immigration checkpoint in Southern California. A federal court filing Wednesday says Mambasse Koulabalo Patara was arrested this week at a San Diego County checkpoint about 12 miles north of the border with Mexico. Read More Continue reading LAPD Officer Charged With Attempting To Transport Illegal Aliens Into The United States

San Jose BART Extension Wins $730 Million Grant

Mercury News– Good news for a much-anticipated effort to bring BART to downtown San Jose and into Santa Clara, connecting major East Bay, South Bay and Peninsula transit systems: The extension has won a $730 million grant from the state to build it. The final phase of the $4.7 billion extension, a 6.1-mile stretch slated to open in 2026, would extend the system through downtown … Continue reading San Jose BART Extension Wins $730 Million Grant

Judge Rules That Conservatives Can Continue Lawsuit Against UC Berkeley

SF Gate– Conservative groups at UC Berkeley can sue the school over the restrictions it placed on high-profile speakers after violent protests over the planned appearance of right-wing firebrand Milo Yiannopoulos, a federal judge has ruled. U.S. District Judge Maxine Chesney of Oakland on Wednesday upheld the university’s contention that it was motivated by security, not liberal bias, when it scheduled talks by other conservative … Continue reading Judge Rules That Conservatives Can Continue Lawsuit Against UC Berkeley

AG Jeff Sessions To Keep Tax-Payer Funded Legal Advice Program For Illegal Aliens

Washington Times– Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Wednesday he will keep intact a legal advice program for illegal immigrants and other people facing deportation, bowing — at least for now — to pressure from Congress. Mr. Sessions said he’s still skeptical of the Legal Orientation Program, and the Justice Department will continue a review of it, but he will keep it running for now. “I … Continue reading AG Jeff Sessions To Keep Tax-Payer Funded Legal Advice Program For Illegal Aliens

San Francisco Mayor Releases $12.8 Million plan To Clean Up Streets

NBC Bay Area– Mayor Mark Farrell, just three months into his tenure, is unveiling a $12.8 million plan to clean up the streets and sidewalks of San Francisco. “Last year, I stepped on a needle on my way back to city hall,” he told the NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit in an exclusive interview. “I went back and made sure it didn’t pierce through my … Continue reading San Francisco Mayor Releases $12.8 Million plan To Clean Up Streets

California Gun Deaths Decline Between 2000 and 2015, Driven By Reduced Gang Violence

Mercury News– Gun deaths have fallen in California over a 16-year period ending in 2015, driven largely by a decline in gang violence and falling homicide rates among black and Hispanic male victims, a recent study of firearm violence has found. Researchers at the University of California, Davis published their findings in the May issue of the journal Annals of Epidemiology after reviewing 50,921 firearm … Continue reading California Gun Deaths Decline Between 2000 and 2015, Driven By Reduced Gang Violence

Activist Group Tells California Latinos To Not Cooperate With Cops

Mercury News– As more cities and counties add their voices to an anti-sanctuary movement, one civil rights group wants to fight back by taking an unusual tack – asking Latinos not to cooperate with law enforcement. A decades-old activist organization, Hermandad Mexicana on Tuesday announced a statewide campaign of “non-violent, non-cooperation” with all police authorities. The group – which is not supported by other immigrant … Continue reading Activist Group Tells California Latinos To Not Cooperate With Cops

Republicans At University of California Denounced For “Anti-Marxist Statements”

Breitbart– The liberal thought police at the University of California-Merced have accused Campus Republicans and other conservatives of a “campaign of harassment and intimidation” including such crimes as hanging MAGA posters, saying “white lives matter, too,” carrying signs reading “Only 2 Genders,” and making “anti-Marxist arguments.” Faculty and students of the University of California-Merced have written up a list of these and other infractions of political correctness … Continue reading Republicans At University of California Denounced For “Anti-Marxist Statements”

Immigration Officers Arrest 44 In San Diego

San Diego Tribune– About a month after the first large-scale immigration arrest operation in San Diego under the Trump administration rounded up 115 people, officers took another 44 into custody in a second week-long enforcement effort that ended Friday. In the days leading up to the operation, Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers located nine other people who would’ve been targeted by the action, bringing the … Continue reading Immigration Officers Arrest 44 In San Diego

New Poll Shows Newsom Still In Lead Followed By Villaraigosa,Cox In Third

Orange County Register– With mail-in voting for the June primary set to begin in two weeks, the race for governor of California is narrowing. Two Democrats, Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom and former Los Angeles mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, lead a crowded field for the state’s top elected position, with 21 percent and 18 percent of support respectively, according to an Eyewitness News/Southern California News Group poll … Continue reading New Poll Shows Newsom Still In Lead Followed By Villaraigosa,Cox In Third